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. presentations to the board of education superintendent report. superintendent carranza your thoughts for the evening. >> great thank you president yee. ladies and gentlemen and all of our parents listening at home. i wish you a good evening. thank you for being here in the board room. just a few thoughts to share with you. we are coming upon a very special election in the next few weeks and people will have an opportunity to vote and as you're deciding on candidates and ballot measures to vote for i would like to draw your attention to proposition 30 and 38. with the understanding that if these prop propositions pass they have significant impact on funding. if neither one passes financial resources will be greatly diminished for schools in california and specifically here in san francisco. the lodge cuts include that we will be forced to shorten the school year by five days this year and nine days next year in addition to the substantial cuts that will be at school sites and for students. i want to encourage all of you to vote in the election. vote your witness but there's v
educational issues. superintendent carranza this is about the 2011-12 student achievement briefing. >> wait, wait -- >> [inaudible] >> yeah okay. >> i got the staring -- is this it? didn't have the title. that's why. so the next item is appointments to the child care planning and advisory council, c pack. is there a motion. >> so moved. >> is there a second? >> i second. >> reading of recommendation by superintendent or designee. >> thank you president yee. i will read this into the record is the recommendation that the board of education of san francisco unified school district appoint the following individuals to the child care planning and advisory council. sharon howell, jane evans, and ester adams. >> okay. so comments from the board? commissioner mendoza. >> thank you. so i'm just curious. i know who ester is but sharon howell and jane evans. is there background on either of these two? >> there's the representative, the president of c pac was on her way and be here in two minutes, so she's about the only one that can have the information. >> can we come back to this item. >>
for being here. god bless you. >> my name is richard carranza and i'm your superintendent and he couldn't be proud of all of you. [ applause ] we have some very, very special people who are here today who have invested a lot of time for us to have this opportunity to share this together. now i'm going to ask a couple of requests from you. first and foremost, if you have a cell phone, turn it off or put it on "vibrate." okay? turn it off or put it on "vibrate." the second thing i'm going to ask, i know how much fun it is to get on a bus and leave school, and go somewhere else and you are sitting next to your friends but this is where i'm going to get serious on you. we're coming together today and i said we're going to experience something together today. i mean that very seriously. we're going to experience a movie today that i think is going to touch each and every one of you. so as we prepare for what we're going to experience today, i'm going to ask you to please be very respectful of what you are about to experience and i want you to be very reflective and think about what does thi
] >> thank you superintendent carranza and other staff members that presented the wonderful news. any comments from the board? commissioner maufas. >> thank you president yee and thank you all for the pretty jam packed full of information presentation. what i would like to ask is knowing that we have come this far and we have been working quite intensely over the last few years -- particularly since i have been on the board and really knowing the work that i of focused on, i would like to know how are we -- you know, how are teachers bringing this work about? and administrators in school sites? and this is a really ongoing question because this is an ongoing presentation where you update us. i would like not only to hear from you now but in the future this sort of discussion point incorporated into the presentation because they're integral to the process, and what are the changes that they of able to implement? because a lot of this -- a lot of our issues from my perspective comes from an institutionalized way of delivering education and it's so long engrinned in ssz that the ach
hirsch. [ applause ] . >> thank you, thank you superintendent carranza. it's so awesome to see all of you guys. you are like the most beautiful audience i could g: in the whole world. straight up, give yourselves a hand. [ applause ] i am going to try to say a couple of things that i hope will be helpful for the viewing of the film. i do want to thank mayor lee, your being here sends a very important message. thank you so much for doing that and taking the time to establish that bullying matters and that this issue matters. when we show up, it says something; right? when the issue shows up it says something. the fact that you guys are here, that you are here out of school for this event, that really says something. so for everyone that made that choice, all of the folks from the schools, there is a gentleman named kevin who actually got all of you out the school, who made all of the logistics work. i want to thank u.s. attorney melinda haigh. i want to thank our moderator cheryl jennings and assistant u.s. attorney anne marie conroy who worked really hard to pull this event together. t
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